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Tracy Talks Going Carless in NYC + What She Loves About the High Line + More

5 QUESTIONS FOR TRACY Interview by Stephanie Crocker Stephanie                                                                          Tracy Today I'm back for another interview. Thanks, Tracy, for agreeing...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jul 27, 2016

Tracy Chats About Romantic New York + The Changing NYC Skyline + More

5 QUESTIONS FOR TRACY Interview by Stephanie Crocker Stephanie                                                                          TracyToday I'm back for another interview. Thanks, Tracy, for agreeing...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jul 26, 2016

How to Sleep Better in the City that Never Sleeps

by Lauren Malamala NYC is the city that never sleeps! As I write this article after pulling an all-nighter working (on a weekend, no less), trust me when I say I get it - logging at least eight hours of sleep every night is tough when you live in NYC...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jul 26, 2016

How to Score Freebies in NYC

by Alexandra Wilson Living in NYC can get expensive. But if you keep your eyes open, you’ll realize there are tons of ways to score items or attend events for the price of $0. Yes, a latte at a local coffee shop might cost twice as much as it does...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jul 18, 2016

Biking in NYC: The Do's and Don'ts

by Alexandra WilsonTired of the subway? Try biking.With all of the hustle and bustle throughout New York City, it’s easy to forget that not everyone takes an Uber, rides a subway, or walks everywhere they go. Biking in NYC is gaining popularity, a...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jul 9, 2016

The Ultimate New York Beach Guide + How Not to Swipe a Metrocard + 7 NYC Parks You Should Visit + More

THE WORD'S OUT                                    SPONSORED by Tracy Kaler Inwood Hill Park might not be on your radar, but this Upper Manhattan green space offers quiet and fantastic views. {Photo credit} 7 New York City parks...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jul 8, 2016

5 Ways Living in NYC Has Boosted My Self-Confidence

LIFE IN THE APPLE by Lauren Malamala By the time I moved to New York City at the age of 24, I would say I had gotten most of my shyness and timidity out of my system. For the most part, I could handle myself around a group of strangers and even thoug...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 28, 2016

10 Best Affordable Hotels in NYC + Avoid the Freaks on Craigslist When Roommate Shopping + Best Wine Shops in New York + More

THE WORD'S OUTby Tracy KalerSee the Macy's fireworks on July 4th. {via Sarah Ackerman/Flickr}10 things you can do in New York on July 4th. {I Love NY}Explore NYC on a budget –– 10 best affordable hotels. {The Guardian}Here's a new NYC park worth...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 24, 2016

Neighborhood Spotlight: Life in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

THE BBQS Straight from the outer boroughs by Tracy Kaler photos by Eric Barao When you step off the G train at the Greenpoint/Manhattan Avenue stop, you'll detect a slower pace than what you'd find across the river. Residents who call this ne...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 21, 2016

90+ Free NYC Events + What to Do in the Bronx's City Island + Get Hungry in Midtown + More

THE WORD'S OUT by Tracy Kaler What's the speed of a Metrocard swipe? {NY Times} Feel like you're living in the suburbs in this Brooklyn neighborhood. {amNY} READ MORE »     Related StoriesAre These the 10 Best N...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 17, 2016

What I Miss When I Leave NYC

by Tracy Kaler Missing New York is almost inevitable. As I prepare to travel to Europe for most of July, I know that no matter how much I enjoy my time away, missing New York is almost inevitable. After returning from a lovely anniversary trip to Mo...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 16, 2016

The Lowdown on Rent Stabilization in NYC

LIFE IN THE APPLE by Alexandra Wilson It’s no secret that NYC has some of the priciest rent in the world, but some non-New Yorkers don't realize that the rent for a large percentage of New York City’s apartments is legally protected from gett...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 10, 2016

How to Get to and from NYC Airports + You Can Be Young and Broke in New York + Moving to The Bronx + More

THE WORD'S OUT by Tracy Kaler How to get to and from NYC Airports {New York} Let's hear it for girl power. A list of NYC's badass female chefs. {Thrillist} READ MORE »     Related Stories90+ Free NYC Events + W...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 10, 2016

I Love You, New York –– You're Perfect, Don't Change

by Tracy Kaler Times Square in 1982. {Photo credit}New York, don't change a thing. You're perfect just the way you are. Well, at least you were perfect, or you seemed so, for a minute. I struggle with the ongoing changes in this ever-evolvin...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 9, 2016

Hawaii vs New York City: How My Hometown and Current Town Match Up

by Lauren Malamala Hawaii vs. New York City... {NewYork photo credit} {Hawaii photo credit}It wasn’t until I moved to NYC that I truly felt like a minority. Coming from a Tongan/Chinese background and having been born in Hawaii, I was shocked whe...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 6, 2016

Are These the 10 Best New York Attractions? + Breaking Up with Take-Out + Why I Finally Left NYC + More

THE WORD'S OUT by Tracy Kaler Summer is the time to venture out of NYC, so I'm spending this weekend in beautiful Vero Beach! I'll be sure to share my fun in the sun on Instagram, and later, right here on the blog. Savor this splendid sum...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 3, 2016

Why I Still Love Living in Manhattan

by Tracy Kaler {via Unsplash/Andrea Cau}My pipe dream came true nine years ago when I arrived in New York with my husband, dog, and two cats in tow. Some days that iconic moment feels like decades ago, and other times, just yesterday. When I moved to...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 1, 2016

11 Life Lessons I Learned My First Year in NYC

LIFE IN THE APPLE by Alexandra Wilson Living in New York City is an incredibly unique experience – one that can’t be replicated in other cities.  Once you move to NYC and have lived here for a year, you’ll realize the things you've learned...
by Tracy's New York Life on May 23, 2016

Best Midtown Bars for After-Work Drinks + How to Find A Roommate in New York + 10 Hidden Parks in the City + More

THE WORD'S OUT by Tracy Kaler Biking in New York is a little better than it used to be. {Photo credit}The best midtown bars for an after-work drink are... {Grub Street} Biking in NYC kind of sucks for the riders and everyone else, but it's...
by Tracy's New York Life on May 20, 2016

10 Tips to Live Like a Cheapskate in New York City

by Tracy Kaler How do you handle the high cost of living in NYC? {via Valor Kopeny Unsplash}So, you made it. You're in New York –– finally. You've wanted to live in NYC since you could walk (well, almost), and now you've secured that...
by Tracy's New York Life on May 19, 2016


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